Railfan & Railroad September 2020
25 Years of Muni’s F-Line • by Rick Laubscher — San Francisco’s vintage PCCs are not only colorful targets for railfans, but they form an important part of the transportation infrastructure on tourist-heavy Market Street and The Embarcadero.
2020 Center Spread Contest • Our readers submitted hundreds of creative entries, but only one can occupy the coveted center spread position.
RDC Update • by Justin Franz and Otto M. Vondrak — Of the 398 Budd Rail Diesel Cars built, how many are still with us? The answer may shock you.
Cuba’s Hershey Electric • by P. David Veasey — This pioneering electric line built to haul sugarcane and transport mill workers is alive, but hanging on by a thread.
September Song • by Eric Miller — The hills of Appalachia echo with memories of railfan trips during one of the best months of the year to be trackside.
Camera Bag/tips and techniques: Dennis A. Livesey
Departures/commentary: Alexander Benjamin Craghead
Markers/additional thoughts from your editors
On The Menu/railroad dining, art, and culture: James D. Porterfield
Railnews/top news stories and photos from our readers
Railroadiana/new product, book, and video reviews
Through My Lens/trackside memories: Kevin EuDaly
Transit Currents/transit news: Bob Gallegos